VisitationSmith - Mallahy - Masciarelli FH - Fitchburg
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
Daniel L. Darcangelo, 75
Beloved Father, Grandfather and Friend
Fitchburg-Daniel L. Darcangelo, 75, of Fitchburg, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his family. Born in Fitchburg, on June 26, 1942 to Pempino and Madelon (Champagne) Darcangelo. Dan lived in Fitchburg for most of his life.
He graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1960 before enlisting in the United States Air Force. Stationed primarily in Okinawa, Japan as a Morse code intercept operator. He also played softball for the Air Force traveling team. Following his honorable discharge in 1967 he worked as a letter carrier for the Fitchburg Post Office.
In 2006 he retired after a thirty-year career working for F. W Webb Co. Plumbing and Heating Supplies in industrial sales. An avid golfer in many leagues over the years, he also enjoyed softball, baseball, fishing, and hunting. He was a lifetime member of the Eastwood Club in Fitchburg where he played cards several times a week and participated in many other activities provided by the club.
He is survived by his son, Wil and husband Jamie (Cormier) Darcangelo and their daughter, Lavender, of Fitchburg; his daughter, Julie (Darcangelo) Varieur and her husband Michael and their children Jocelyn and Ben of Portsmouth, RI; his son, Jim and his wife Vilma (Nunez) Darcangelo and their children Jaxson and Chloe of Fitchburg. He also leaves his very dear friend, Patricia Wells of Fitchburg and her family. Also his former wife Linda (Johnson) Darcangelo of Fitchburg. He will be equally missed by nieces, Kate Darcangelo, Jeanne Powers and nephew Jeff Darcangelo.
He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald Darcangelo and his sister-in-law, Phyllis (Hanks) Darcangelo of Lunenburg.
Calling Hours will be on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., both at the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home and the Fitchburg Chapel of Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.
Burial will follow the funeral at Forest Hill Cemetery, 115 Mt. Elam Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420.
For further information see www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net.
John F. Masciarelli, Walter C. Taylor and James M. Hebert, funeral directors.
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